Straight from the Texas Genealogy Events calendar, here's what is happening in Texas for the week of April 20-26, 2009:
All Month, April 1-30:
Clayton Library: In honor of Confederate History Month, the United Daughters of the Confederacy will have a display highlighting "Women of the South."
Sunday, April 20:
Atascocita Kingwood Genealogical Society Program, 3pm
Speaker: Christine Price
Topic: Role of the Funeral Industry in the Study of Genealogy"
Location: Rosemont Assisted Living Community
6450 Kings Park Way
Monday, April 21:
Brazos Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting, 7pm
On the second floor auditorium of the Bryan Public Library, located in downtown Bryan at 201 East 26th Street.
Tuesday, April 22:
Liberty County Genealogical Society Meeting, 10am
Sam Houston Regional Library and Archives
650 FM 1011, Liberty, TX 77575; 936-336-8821
Speaker: Mark Lambert, C.A. and Deputy Commissioner of the Archives and Records Division of the Texas General Land Office in Austin, Texas
Thursday, April 23:
East Texas Genealogical Society Get Acquainted Luncheon
Meetings are held between 11:30am and about 1:30pm (or whenever) Heartland Ham Co.
3400-A South Broadway, Tyler 75701.
These meetings are a chance to meet other members of the society in a relaxed, informal, social atmosphere -- all while enjoying a delicious lunch.
We talk about all sorts of subjects: genealogy, computers, kids, grand-kids, etc. Come and enjoy yourself!
Friday, April 24:
Bay Area Genealogical Society - Houston Area 7pm
2nd Annual "Demolition Day"
Q & A BAGS Workshop
Saturday, April 25:
Collin County Genealogical Society All-Day Seminar, 9am
Collin County Community College,
Lecture Hall C1042800
E. Spring Creek Pkwy.
Plano, Texas 75074
Benefits Plano Library's Genealogy Collection• $12.50 box lunch (pre-registration only)• Snacks and drinks will be provided• Limit ~ 90 persons ~ Recommend to pre-register• $25 pre-registration, $30 at the door
Clayton Library: Southern Lineage Help
Southern Heritage Lineage Day
Saturday, 04/25/2009 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Members of local southern heritage lineage societies will be on hand to help you with your genealogy.
No reservations required.
Houston, Texas 77004
Austin Genealogical Society Saturday Series
10:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Genealogy Potpourri... Internet Lessons, Practicing, and Brick Wall Solving
10:00 bring your laptop, or observe.
11:00 bring your brickwall question for discussion.
Location: Austin History Center, 810 Guadalupe, 78701
Clayton Library Session: Funeral Rites
Funeral rites: the last event
Saturday, 04/25/2009 10:00-11:00 AM
Come and learn about funeral rites and customs and the records they engender. See how different ethnicities treat this event that is common to us all. Reservations required. Call 832-393-2600.
Houston, TX 77004
Van Zandt County Genealogical Society Meeting, 2pm
Location: Van Zandt County Library
317 First Monday Lane
Canton, TX 75103-1052
For further details on these events, please see the Texas Genealogy Events Calendar. Please confirm all dates and locations with the host societies and organizations.
Do you have an event you'd like to see on the calendar? Contact me using the email address at the right side of this blog. Events should occur in Texas or be of interest to Texans (neighboring states welcome). Speakers are encouraged to publicize their presentations.